Cable News Ratings for Saturday-Sunday, April 30-May 1, 2011

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There is no program detail below, but some cable news ratings for the announcement on the killing of Osama bin Laden are here.

Live + Same Day Cable News Ratings for Saturday & Sunday, April 30-May 1, 2011

Saturday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 762 196 339
CNN 577 172 257
MSNBC 354 121 173
CNBC 216 83 114
HLN 32 7 15
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,019 235 337
CNN 1,000 285 404
MSNBC 585 223 263
CNBC 279 88 148
HLN 61 6 18
Sunday
P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
Total Day
FNC 1,202 425 630
CNN 1,256 547 582
MSNBC 550 269 302
CNBC 190 72 89
HLN 25 4 13
Primetime P2+ (000s) 25-54 (000s) 35-64 (000s)
FNC 1,421 455 691
CNN 1,249 412 532
MSNBC 677 297 327
CNBC 271 105 121
HLN 59 11 24


Note that MSNBC weekend programming after noon isn’t live news like their weekday programming. It’s specials and documentaries.

For other days cable news ratings click here.

P2+ = viewers over the age of 2

(25-54) = Adults 25-54 viewing

(35-64) = Adults 35-64 viewing

Prime Time = 8-11pm

LIVE+SD: The number that watched a program either while it was broadcast OR watched via DVR on the same day [through 3AM the next day] the program was broadcast. For more information see Numbers 101.

Scratch = when a show’s audience fails to meet minimum Nielsen reporting levels. For more information go here.

Nielsen Cable Network Coverage Estimates (as of October, 2010)

CNN/HLN: 100.88 million HHs

CNBC: 98.38 million HHs

FNC: 99.06 million HHs

MSNBC: 95.41 million HHs

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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